What is Maker Faire?

Maker Faire is a gathering of fascinating, curious people who enjoy learning and who love sharing what they can do. From engineers to artists to scientists to crafters, Maker Faire is a venue for these "makers" to show hobbies, experiments, projects.

We call it the Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth - a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity, and resourcefulness.

Glimpse the future and get inspired!

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About Our Maker Faire

Join us at this year’s Pioneer Valley Mini Maker Faire! We celebrate artisans, roboticists, culinary experts, and entrepreneurs as they share their craft with the public. Creative play, interactivity, and participatory experiences are at the center of our Maker Faire. We will be highlighting the work of women, trans, and gender-nonconforming makers, inspiring a new generation to pursue technology and the arts.

Maker Faire originated in 2006 in the San Francisco Bay Area as a project of the editors of Make: magazine. It has since grown into a significant worldwide network of both flagship and independently-produced events. Read more on Maker Faire history, the Maker Movement, as well as how to start a Maker Faire or a School Maker Faire where you live.